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EcoStar Pollution Prevention Award applicants and nominees sought

December 23, 2014 -- MSU Extension Service

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BOZEMAN – Montana small businesses and non-profits from all arenas, including construction, hospitality, agriculture, manufacturing, education, healthcare, etc., are encouraged to apply for recognition of their outstanding pollution prevention efforts through the MSU Extension Pollution Prevention Ecostar award program.

The EcoStar program, celebrating its 15th year, is funded in part by a grant from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. EcoStar recognizes Montana businesses and organizations that are championing sustainability by surpassing state and federal requirements to reduce solid and hazardous waste generation, conserving valuable resources such as water, energy and clean air, and serving as role models for the state with pollution prevention efforts.

To be considered for the EcoStar award program, complete an online application before January 15, 2015, at Nominations are also accepted for this voluntary and non-regulatory program by contacting Jenny Grossenbacher at

More information, including past winners and applications, can be found online at